Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science
Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BSc in Computer Science from Kuwait University, Msc in Computer Science from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (part of Khalifa University)
Research Areas: Computational social science; Data science; Big data; Science of science
Bedoor is an Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science at New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE. She received her PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering in 2017 from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, and her MSc in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Bedoor's research focuses on using data science techniques to study social phenomena, with a particular emphasis in the Science of Science. She is interested in the social and economic benefits of diversity, as well as the dynamics of social interaction and cohesion, and frames social science problems in the contexts of data science, big data, and applied machine learning.
Her work appeared in major academic journals, including Nature Human Behavior, Nature Communications, Science Advances, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Cumulatively, her work contributes to the fields of computational social science, data science, and machine learning.